Brad Bird

  • Film

    July 4, 2013

    The Good Bad Example

    Despicable Me 2 shows why you shouldn’t give up on kids’ animation

  • Film

    December 15, 2011

    Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    Tom Cruise's mission: live another day as a bankable star.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    For Sale: A Tex Avery Original Drawing Dating Back to Animator's Days at North Dallas High

    Click to embiggen this Tex Avery original dating back to the North Dallas High School hallways.​Friend of Unfair Park PeterK directs our attention to Cartoon Brew, which sends us to the Howard Lowery auction site -- where you'll find the drawing you see above, made in the mid-1920s at North Dallas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    AFI Dallas Honors Henry Selick, Father of Jack Skellington and Monkeybone

    In more than three decades as an animator, Henry Selick has lived not only at the edge of the film industry, but as a stop-motion animator, even the fringes of animation world. From The Nightmare Before Christmas to Coraline, though, audiences have gladly followed him out to the edge.Tuesday night, ... More >>

  • Film

    November 20, 2008


    Disney's latest toon is a starry dog story

  • Film

    December 27, 2007

    Film 2007: Hit List

    The top movies of 2007

  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    Incredible, Edible

    Brad Bird does it again with the delicious Ratatouille

  • Summer Guide

    May 24, 2007

    Flick It

    Your guide to summer's hottest films

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2006

    The Man Who Couldn't Sell The Iron Giant

    Brad Ball was in charge of selling The Iron Giant. Couldn't. Then the Iron Giant squished him and sent him to Dallas' Moroch ad agency. The best movie of the summer of 1999 was The Iron Giant, which about 328 people saw in theaters. It has rightfully accured a reputation as a beloved kids' film at t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 17, 2005

    Reel Killer

    The Deep Ellum Film Festival offers cinematic pleasures...just not in Deep Ellum.

  • Film

    November 4, 2004

    Super, Ordinary

    These heroes may be Incredibles, but they're also normal

  • Film

    August 5, 1999

    He comes in peace

    Gentle and breathtaking, The Iron Giant is a most human film